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Seminar Series on Ageing with Dr Deborah Koder

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Date: Friday 27 April 2018
Venue: TD144 Hawthorn Campus

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This talk will focus on the use of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for older adults living with dementia. Research, case studies and practical suggestions will be used to highlight the opportunities, barriers and changes required to provide individuals with this model of care. 


Dr Deborah Koder is a Senior Clinical Psychologist for the Specialist Mental Health Service for Older People within the Sydney Local Health District.  

About the Seminar Series

Swinburne’s Seminar Series on Ageing has been running for more than six years and is the only one of its kind in Australia. The series attracts presenters who are experts in geropsychology and covers issues relating to late life conditions and treatments. 

The seminars are suitable for clinicians and trainee clinicians but can be understood by a broader range of people including consumers, families and carers. The Seminar Series is free and open to the public.

About the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults

The Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is a confidential counselling and support service for older adults living in residential and community settings. This service is run by psychology, counselling and social work students through Swinburne University of Technology.

The clinic also provides aged care professionals with mental health training and conducts research on the psychology of ageing.

Contact Information: Aida Brydon